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    Gmacz

    Phill's Nova Project finally begins

    Valves open were in the 4 cylinders, just one in each cyl. If i was doing your engine with rings, i would pop the heads on and leave the valve gear off

    Gmacz Today, 12:55 AM Go to last post
    islandman

    Dirk's Avante

    That's a real bummer, as is usual with the Nova one step forward and two steps backwards! Hopefully you can find a suitable engine / gearbox replacement.

    islandman Today, 12:15 AM Go to last post
    MicksRedNova

    Phill's Nova Project finally begins

    Phill
    I assume you've done the basics like setting the tappet clearances in the correct sequence as you rotate the crankshaft?
    Squirt some

    MicksRedNova Yesterday, 10:35 PM Go to last post
    Phill

    Phill's Nova Project finally begins

    I've checked the compression tester and it works fine on my Capri so it's not faulty. I did wonder about valve timing but can't see how the camshaft could

    Phill Yesterday, 10:11 PM Go to last post
    Dirk

    Dirk's Avante

    I had a disappointing evening in the garage tonight. I started to strip the engine that came with the Nova a late 1600 twin port, the idea was to rebuild

    Dirk Yesterday, 10:11 PM Go to last post